Metabolic surgery can reverse Type 2 diabetes
Because of the noticeable medical benefits bariatric surgery offers to patients with Type 2 diabetes, surgeons are starting to refer to the procedure as metabolic surgery (surgery to help resolve metabolic disorders) rather than bariatric surgery (surgery to help resolve obesity).
Mediclinic adheres to world-class antibiotic prescription practices
Andriette van Jaarsveld, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Mediclinic Southern Africa, explains the dangers associated with inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions – and what Mediclinic is doing to decrease the development of microbial resistance.
Guidelines to improve care for adults with ADHD
In a first for South Africa, new guidelines written by Cape Town-based psychiatrist Dr Renata Schoeman, with help from Mediclinic Sandton psychiatrist Dr Rykie Liebenberg, outline better care for adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Leading the way to build a culture of trust
Mediclinic has become the first healthcare provider in South Africa to publish patient satisfaction results based on its Patient Experience Index (PEI) – a survey that was introduced in association with internationally recognised leaders in this field, Press Ganey.